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How to Prevent and Kill Grubs

Imagine there’s an invisible enemy of your yard, destroying your grass from underground. Sounds terrible, right? It could be happening, in the form of small, caterpillar-like creatures called grubs. What are grubs? Grubs are beetle larvae. In Ohio, June beetles (sometimes called June bugs), May beetles and Japanese beetles are common pests. All begin as …

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How to Deal with Lawn Drought Stress

Summer brings to mind sunny days and plush, green lawns. But sometimes that beautiful summer weather leaves ugly, dry, brown spots in your yard. What can you do to restore the health of your grass after a long, hot summer? If the weather has been hot and dry, that combination of unrelenting heat and very …

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Fall Lawncare in Ohio

If you’re committed to having a beautiful lawn, follow these Ohio fall lawncare tips. You can achieve a healthy-looking lawn by giving it what it needs at the right time. With some lawncare basics, and some extra attention, your Ohio lawn can be beautiful well into the fall, and come back next spring, stronger than …

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What to Plant this Fall

If you think of spring as prime planting season, you might be surprised to find out fall planting has its merits – if you know what to plant in the fall. Certain perennials, grasses and trees will do well with fall planting, perhaps even better than planting in the spring.  So, if you want to …

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Why Fertilize Your Lawn in the Summer?

Everyone wants their home to have summer curb appeal, with a plush, green lawn. Many homeowners fertilize in the spring; prepping their grass for the season. But they overlook the benefits of fertilizing in the summer, which can be a crucial step to ensure a beautiful lawn.  Summer Lawn Fertilization Benefits Summer lawn care can …

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Ohio Summer Lawn Care Tips

Summer in Northeast Ohio is one of the best times to enjoy your yard. Ongoing upkeep is the key to having the lawn you desire. Is your lawn summer ready? If not, here are four helpful summer lawn care tips. Tip #1: Watering Your Lawn Ohio summers can be hot! And while summer sun makes …

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Spring vs. Fall Aeration and Overseeding: Tips & Benefits

As you’re taking steps this spring to get the greenest, lushest grass possible for your lawn, don’t forget this combo move: aeration and overseeding. Aeration is the process of removing small plugs, or cores, of dirt at regular intervals throughout a lawn. This cuts through compacted soil, introducing much-needed oxygen and water to starved roots. …

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